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Search for long-lived particles decaying to jets with displaced vertices in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ =13 TeV

CMS Collaboration; Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Bergauer, T.; Dragicevic, M.; Escalante Del Valle, A.; Frühwirth, R.; Jeitler, M.; Krammer, N.; Lechner, L.; Liko, D.; Mikulec, I.; Pitters, F. M.; Schieck, J.; Schöfbeck, R.; Spanring, M.; Templ, S.; Waltenberger, W.; Wulz, C.-E.; Zarucki, M.; ... mehr

A search is presented for long-lived particles produced in pairs in proton-proton collisions at the LHC operating at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The data were collected with the CMS detector during the period from 2015 through 2018, and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of 140 fb$^{-1}. This search targets pairs of long-lived particles with mean proper decay lengths between 0.1 and 100 mm, each of which decays into at least two quarks that hadronize to jets, resulting in a final state with two displaced vertices. No significant excess of events with two displaced vertices is observed. In the context of R -parity violating supersymmetry models, the pair production of long-lived neutralinos, gluinos, and top squarks is excluded at 95% confidence level for cross sections larger than 0.08 fb, masses between 800 and 3000 GeV, and mean proper decay lengths between 1 and 25 mm.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000139179
Veröffentlicht am 22.10.2021
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2470-0010, 0556-2821, 1089-4918, 1538-4500, 1550-2368, 1550-7998, 2470-0029
KITopen-ID: 1000139179
Erschienen in Physical Review D
Verlag American Physical Society (APS)
Band 104
Heft 5
Seiten Art.-Nr.: 052011
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